The New York Times to Hillary: Don’t Stop Believin’


| 2/25/2008 5:39:14 PM


Tags: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, the New York Times, slanted election coverage, Hillary endorsement, biased election coverage, media bias,

Posted 2/25/2008
Updated 2/26/2008

The New York Times for HillaryOn Friday, I peeked beneath the sheets of the New York Times’ love affair with Hillary Clinton. This weekend, the gray lady took it up a notch.

Let’s compare the Sunday headlines:

A1: “Somber Clinton Soldiers On as the Horizon Darkens” [illustrated by gigantic presidentially stoic image of Clinton soldiering on]

Inside, on the jump: “On Center Stage, a Candidate Letting His Confidence Show” [illustrated by said candidate smiling while leaving the stage at a press conference]

Reporter Michael Powell diagnoses the sinister truth behind Obama’s smile: